North Korea is one of those countries that is just shrouded in mystery. The country is very secretive about what really goes on when no one from the outside world is looking. That’s why when they do allow visitors, they only allow certain types of photographs to be taken. However, some photographers have been brave enough to defy the rules and have come back with some astonishing photos. Here are 20 illegal photos that showcase what life in North Korea is really like. 

20. Food Shortages 

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As a closed-off country, North Korea has often been faced with food shortages. This is something that they don’t like to acknowledge. However, it greatly impacts the poorer parts of the country where a majority of the people live. 

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